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Pentagon explores multiple paths to electronic warfare acquisition

Innovation is increasingly crucial to EW, says Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Katrina McFarland.

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Agencies seek at least $75 million in digital service funding

Most CFO Act agencies have made budget requests to fund Digital Services teams.

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Mobile: It's not just IT, it's an adventure

PEO-EIS Victor Gavin says the Navy wants to adopt not only new technologies, but also a mobile mindset.

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GPO designs Commerce website, coalition battles botnets and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Army shifts logistics data to IBM cloud

The Army's move to the on-premise cloud took place over the past year and is based at Army Materiel Command headquarters in Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

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At Joint Base San Antonio, Air Force lags on JRSS

Lt. Col. Timothy Kneeland, commander of Joint Base San Antonio’s 502nd Communications Squadron, says the base’s Air Force component is running behind on a key DOD IT modernization project.

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Coast Guard IT security gaps cited

A DHS IG report said Coast Guard IT remains vulnerable to removable media and email threats.

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DOD's IPv6 transition lags

The Pentagon was supposed to wrap up its IPv6 transition in 2012, but an IG report says the effort stalled because IT officials didn't make it a priority.

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Heartbleed lives, D.C. loses power and the Fed gets high marks

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Clearing up confusion about data on nonfederal systems

NIST is seeking comment on the final draft of its guide to handling security for nongovernmental data.

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Making big data work

A draft of the NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework looks to establish a common set of definitions for data science.

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The importance of cyber offense: Sanctions are a good start

Cybercrime is too serious to rely solely on network defenses, Peter Harrell argues.